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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam....
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Black Glam: Unique Dandridge dishes on helping women embrace their natural hair

The latest installment of Black Glam features our style correspondent Johnny Wright as he sits down with celebrity stylist and natural hair guru, Unique...
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New Way To Play: BJ Britt and Johnny Wright discover why music is food...

Check out the second installment of theGrio's resident style expert, Johnny Wright finding a new way to live life to the fullest.

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 Geoffrey Owens is basking in the blessings that came in the form of plentiful job offers after a Trader Joes job shaming debacle turned out to be a benefit for the former Cosby Show actor.--Victor Cruz gushes about his...
 Roseanne Barr didn’t take her death well.As the Roseanne reboot The Conners made its premiere Tuesday night and confirmed that the disgraced star’s character was good and dead by way of an opioid overdose, Barr shot back on Twitter, “I...


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KKK flyers discovered in South Baltimore’s Riverside neighborhood

The Police department in Baltimore is investigating who’s behind series of KKK flyers encouraging white...
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Breast Cancer Awareness: 6 Critical facts Black women should know

 October means many things: the real start of Fall, a nudge that the holidays are...
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EXCLUSIVE: Tina Turner talks to Oprah about surviving life-threatening illness with the help of her husband

Tina Turner is opening up about how her husband Erwin Back helped her get through...
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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for...
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Wine any time: 4 Black owned wineries you should check out online and in person

Here are four notable Black owned and operated wineries to get you started on the road to becoming a true wine connoisseur.


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Did Eric Reid & Malcolm Jenkins brawl about anthem protests before game?

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins exchanged heated words on...
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Odell Beckham Jr. confesses why he cramps up so much: He doesn’t like water. OK…

We now know why flashy football star Odell Beckham Jr. frequently gets cramps during games...

Roland Martin and Jason Whitlock battle in debate about sports, police brutality and race (WATCH)

Journalist Roland Martin went head-to-head last night with FOX sports journalist Jason Whitlock in a...
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Rihanna nixes Super Bowl LIII performance in solidarity with Kaepernick

 Superstar singer Rihanna bowed out of an opportunity to perform at the Superbowl in support of former...
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Thanks to Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics leader Mary Bono steps down

 Interim U.S.A. Gymnastics leader Mary Bono has stepped down from her post less than a week after...


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OPINION: It’s time for leaders of America’s top tech companies to make diversity a priority and not just a promise

It’s time for the leaders of America’s top tech companies to take the necessary measures to fix their diversity disaster once and for all.
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Tech Spotlight: Lisa Gelobter is helping employees and employers navigate the complexities of work place harassment

Lisa Gelobter's teQuitablenuses technology to make companies more equitable addressing issues of bias, discrimination, and harassment.

Jay-Z, Diddy, Nas, and Kendrick Lamar are hip-hop’s biggest earners according to ‘Forbes’

 Forbes has released its annual list of hip-hop's biggest earners and we were surprised by...
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Beats by Dre joining with the NBA in new business partnership

 Beats by Dre and the NBA announced they have teamed up to make the popular...
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‘We simply cannot stand by silently’: Denim brand Levi teams up with gun control group

 It's a brand that has been associated with the Old West and cowboy shootouts, but...